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Police: July 4 mass shooting thwarted in Virginia's capital

Jul. 06, 2022 14:43 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Police in Richmond, Virginia, said Wednesday that they thwarted a planned July 4 mass shooting after receiving a tip that led to the arrest of two men and the seizure of multiple guns — an announcement that came just two days after a deadly mass shooting on the holiday in a...

Report: Justice Department probing Texas' border mission

Jul. 06, 2022 14:31 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating potential civil rights violations in Texas' multibillion-dollar border security mission that has given the National Guard arrest powers and seen state authorities bus migrants to Washington, D.C., according to public records. ...

Video: Police smash man's head to ground in parking arrest

Jul. 06, 2022 14:20 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Law enforcement officials in Rhode Island are looking into the conduct of two longtime Providence police officers shown on video smashing a handcuffed man’s face into the pavement over the weekend. State Attorney General Peter Neronha and the Providence...

Suspect in Haiti president's assassination pleads not guilty

Jul. 06, 2022 13:42 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — One of the main suspects in the 2021 assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse pleaded not guilty on Wednesday in a federal court in Miami. Businessman Rodolphe Jaar is charged with conspiracy to commit murder or kidnapping outside the United States and with...

Police: Parade shooting suspect contemplated 2nd shooting

Jul. 06, 2022 13:35 PM EDT

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — The man charged with killing seven people at an Independence Day parade confessed to police that he unleashed a hail of bullets from a rooftop in suburban Chicago and then fled to the Madison, Wisconsin, area, where he contemplated shooting up an event there,...

2 killed at North Carolina apartment complex; man charged

Jul. 06, 2022 11:35 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A 23-month-old child and a 27-year-old man were shot to death at a North Carolina apartment complex, and police said a suspect has been arrested. News outlets report Raleigh police responded to the apartment complex on the north side of the city late Tuesday...

39 suspects arrested over migrant smuggling on boats to UK

Jul. 06, 2022 08:24 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The suspected ringleader of a network that smuggled as many as 10,000 people on small boats across the English Channel to Britain has been arrested along with 38 others in a vast police operation across Europe. In addition to the arrests, authorities said Wednesday...

Israeli army kills Palestinian in West Bank arrest raid

Jul. 06, 2022 04:00 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said it shot and killed a Palestinian man during an arrest raid near the city of Jenin in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday. The army said that during one of a series of raids carried out across the Palestinian territory, its troops fired at...

Some Russians won't halt war protests, despite arrest fears

Jul. 06, 2022 02:25 AM EDT

Ever since Russia invaded Ukraine, Anastasia has started her day by composing an anti-war message and posting it on the wall at the entrance of her apartment block in the industrial city of Perm in the Ural Mountains. “Do not believe the propaganda you see on the TV, read...

Funerals begin for 3 Kentucky officers killed in ambush

Jul. 05, 2022 17:55 PM EDT

A Kentucky deputy killed in an ambush that left three officers dead in a small Appalachian town was laid to rest Tuesday. Floyd County Sheriff John Hunt fought back tears at the funeral for his deputy and longtime friend, William Petry, who along with two other officers walked into...